Monthly Archive:: July 2016

The Dad Effect

Someone in a Facebook parents' group I'm a part of recently complained that when her husband took their child out alone, other mothers weren't very receptive towards him. I was actually really surprised by this post since

The Big Freeze Festival, Cranbourne

In the beginning of July, my husband took Miss A to The Big Freeze Festival at Cranbourne Racecourse with some friends. There were lots of different activities for the kids- snow pits, slides, all kinds of workshops,

How to Make Play Dough at Home

Miss A loves play dough. It's one of those things that can keep her entertained for 1-2 hours at a time. We make our own play dough because she goes through so much that it's not worth

Use Bandana Bibs as Carrier Teething Pads!

When babies are around 4-5 months, they start chewing everything. So if you have them in a baby carrier a lot, you might find they start chewing the carrier straps. You can get proper teething pads that wrap

Winter Solstice Bonfire @ Collingwood Children’s Farm

For the last decade and a half, Collingwood Children's Farm has been celebrating the shortest day of the year (the winter solstice) with a huge bonfire in the evening. It is a fun little family event. Before the

Using Cloth Nappies The Second Time Around

Three years ago I wrote Why I Like Using Cloth Nappies when Miss A was just 5-6 months old. I used them for roughly a year until she was running around and getting her to lie down every two

Foggy Window Art

The silver lining in the midst of these cold winter days is… …being able to write and draw on foggy windows!

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